14 days in Italy Itinerary

14 days in Italy Itinerary

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14 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Bentonville
Taxi + Fly:  24​h
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bologna
— 2 nights
Train:  45​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
4
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
5
Naples
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  25​h
End: Bentonville

2
nights
Venice

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 25th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, and finally take advantage of the amenities at Bagni Alberoni.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip planner .

Bentonville, USA to Venice is an approximately 24-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bentonville to Venice is 7 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 27th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Castello Estense, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Vitale, examine the collection at Museo Ferrari, then do a tasting at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Wikiarte Galleria d'arte contemporanea, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna, take an in-depth tour of La Macchina del Tempo, examine the collection at Museo per la Memoria di Ustica, then browse the exhibits of Palazzo dei Diamanti, and finally examine the collection at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bologna trip builder app .

Drive from Venice to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ferrara, Modena, Maranello, Basilica San Vitale
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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Castello Estense ©
Castello Estense

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 29th (Fri), do a tasting at Castello del Trebbio, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planning app .

Take a train from Bologna to Florence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
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Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Callisto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, view the masterpieces at I Colori di Dentro di Maria Grazia Luffarelli, have a few drinks at Soqquadro APS, then take a stroll through Trastevere, and finally contemplate the long history of Roman Forum. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Stabilimento Balneare le Palme, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and finally shop like a local with Via Condotti.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome tour website .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, view the masterpieces at Absolute Positano, then kick back and relax at Fornillo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Gennaro, then get to know the fascinating history of Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples online sightseeing planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Ravello, Positano, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Sol’Art Ceramiche, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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